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Council goes big for office growth in North Bayshore

Office buildings from five to eight stories tall soon could be allowed north of Highway 101, if City Council direction on...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 44 comments | 8244 Views

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Ideafarm arrested for trespassing

Wo of Ideafarm, the oddly named man with the sign-laden trailer often seen around Mountain View, was arrested twice last...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Sep 19, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 8236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group protests FCC's stance on cell phones, SmartMeters

A group of about 25 people picketed outside of the Computer History Museum last week to call attention to what the protest's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by healthtolive, on May 7, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 12 comments | 8232 Views

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Bike burned at Springer School

Police hit a dead end in an arson investigation after finding a charred bicycle on the playground of Springer School on Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 10 comments | 8229 Views

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NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 8223 Views

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MV's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 50 comments | 8221 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 8211 Views

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Asbestos nightmare at Americana

What was supposed to be a routine roof replacement at a 30-unit apartment building on Continental Circle has turned into...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by OutragedObserver, on Oct 25, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 12 comments | 8208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 8185 Views

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An entrepreneurial kitchen

The Mountain View Day Worker Center has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Working with a group of student volunteers from Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by GOOGLE EATATHOME, on Dec 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 8175 Views

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Mountain View mom dies in SoCal car crash

The victims of a horrific car crash last weekend in Santa Barbara County included a young woman from Mountain View, Kelly...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by Eric Wright, on Oct 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 8166 Views

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Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 8119 Views

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Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 8112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spartan Robotics on a winning streak

The robotics team at Mountain View High School went undefeated at the Sacramento regional competition last month. Running...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Lew L, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 8107 Views

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Burrowing owls vs. Google

Concerns raised about a pair of rare and problematic burrowing owls, and the impact they'll have on Google's plan to build...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 16 comments | 8095 Views

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Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 8094 Views

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Voter Guide: Measure N school bond

The Los Altos School District is asking voters to approve a $150 million bond that would help to fund a new school site and...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:46 am | 14 comments | 8093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter School: District locked us out

A group of Bullis Charter School parents, upset over what they are calling a Los Altos School District-imposed "lockout"...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:09 pm | 78 comments | 8092 Views

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Students demonstrate as new Sofia president takes office

As an interim president took office at Palo Alto's Sofia University this week, students demonstrating outside the school...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by calmingtor, on Jan 26, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 8085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 8084 Views
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